How much does a Police Sergeant make in Rhode Island? The average Police Sergeant salary in Rhode Island is $79,066 as of July 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $63,735 and $88,291. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

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Job Description for Police Sergeant

Police Sergeant is responsible for supervising patrol officers and agents as assigned and maintaining the chain of command within the operations of the department. Responsible for developing training programs for department personnel, directing special units, preparing special reports or projects as assigned, receiving and reviewing reports from officers, and assigning personnel in accordance to specific needs. Being a Police Sergeant requires a bachelor's degree in criminal justice and/or additional certifications and at least 5-7 years of law enforcement experience. Typically reports to Chief of Police, Captain, or Lieutenant. The Police Sergeant manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)...View full job description

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Job Openings for Police Sergeant in Rhode Island

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Coventry, RI Avg. Salary $79,291 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Cumberland, RI Avg. Salary $79,441 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location East Providence, RI Avg. Salary $79,441 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Narragansett, RI Avg. Salary $79,403 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Tiverton, RI Avg. Salary $78,991 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Westerly, RI Avg. Salary $80,143 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Woonsocket, RI Avg. Salary $79,366 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Adamsville, RI Avg. Salary $78,967 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Albion, RI Avg. Salary $79,441 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Ashaway, RI Avg. Salary $80,154 Date Updated July 27, 2020

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